Eastwood Signs GOP's Gay Marriage Brief
'We're making a big deal out of things we shouldn't,' he's said in past
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 28, 2013 11:48 AM CST
Clint Eastwood attends the premiere of "Trouble With the Curve" at the Westwood Village Theater on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Add Clint Eastwood to the growing line of Republicans throwing their weight behind an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage, reports Breitbart. The empty-chair whisperer and longtime Libertarian/Republican is perhaps the biggest name yet to sign the brief, and he hasn't exactly been shy in the past about his views: He told GQ in 2011 that he doesn't "give a f*** about who wants to get married to anybody else" and that instead of "all this bullsh** about 'sanctity,'" we should "just give everybody the chance to have the life they want." CNN notes that last year he told Ellen DeGeneres that his attitude is "part of the Libertarian idea: Leave everybody alone."

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USMCJock
Mar 1, 2013 11:58 PM CST
More importantly, why are republicans quoting Obama's "being right" on gay marriage? Oh that's right: http://news.yahoo.com/predict-presidential-elections-by-demographic-interactive-widget-225441066.html
USMCJock
Mar 1, 2013 11:56 PM CST
Posting for those of you who did not see this damning chart for the destructive fate of the GOP. The GOP is doing the Gay Marriage signing to suck up for votes. NOTE: This chart will put this article in full perspective. http://news.yahoo.com/predict-presidential-elections-by-demographic-interactive-widget-225441066.html
Neuman
Mar 1, 2013 10:15 AM CST
Suddenly for some strange reason the Republicans are the party of Gay Marriage and Immigration Reform. I wonder why? I thought they were a party of conviction, or is that convictions...